| Bat-Manga!: The Secret History of Batman in Japan (2008)
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Publisher: Pantheon Books (Random House)
Publication Date: November 2008
Country: United States
A collection of Batman comics produced in Japan from 1966 to 1967. Written and drawn by Jiro Kuwata and published in the manga periodical Shonen King, published by Shonen Gahosha, Tokyo. Also included are pin-ups by other manga artists and photographs of vintage Japanese Batman toys and memorabilia from the collection of Saul Ferris. The hardcover edition contains 32 pages of unauthorized Chinese Batman comics from the same time period which are not printed in the softcover edition. Collection designed and edited by Chip Kidd.
Number of issues cataloged: 2